ISBN 9788132116028,Inquire Within : Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Standards

Inquire Within : Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Standards



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788132116028

ISBN-10 813211602X


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 312 Pages
Language (English)


In this second edition, science educator Douglas Llewellyn combines clear-cut insights with practical suggestions for developing teaching competencies and strategies to implement inquiry-based instructiona teaching strategy strongly endorsed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Research Council, and the National Science Teachers Association. Aligned with NSES standards and written for educators seeking to cultivate learners' sense of discovery and critical thinking skills, Inquire Within, Second Edition, focuses on showing teachers how to implement inquiry activities using the three "R's"restructuring, retooling, and reculturing. The author provides examples that match common curricular objectives and demonstrates how teachers can modify current lesson plans rather than creating new ones. Offering ready-to-use inquiry lessons and teacher-friendly materials for students in grades 38, this editions updates include: - Three aspects of inquirypromoting content knowledge, science process skills, and positive attitudes or dispositions - A new chapter of suggested investigations with teacher notes - Strategies for using inquiry methods with English Language Learners and special education students - Activities that incorporate technology This comprehensive guide is an invaluable resource for practitioners at every levelincluding elementary and middle school science teachers, principals, science teacher leaders and specialists, staff development planners, curriculum supervisors, and college professors.